1967 Melrose 7s medal stolen in Hawick burglary

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Hawick this week.

The incident happened around 2.30am on Wednesday at a residential property in Mill Path.

The occupants were disturbed and awoke to discover that entry had been forced to their property and various personal items, including jewellery, had been taken.

A 1967 blue and green Melrose 7s winners 
medal on a chain, which is inscribed, was also taken.

Inspector Carol Wood said: “This was a distressing incident for the victims who have had items of both monetary and sentimental value stolen.

“We’re urging anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour in the area at the time of the incident, or who has information which can help with our enquiries, to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.